Rhode Island

Code Section
28-50-1, et seq.

Prohibited Activity
Can not discharge, threaten, or otherwise discriminate if employee or representative reports to a public body or is about to regarding a violation of state or federal law, regulation or rule or because employee responds to an official request

Public or Private Employees
Both

Opportunity for Employer to Correct?
N/A

Remedies
Can file a civil action within 3 years of the violation for an injunction and/or actual damages including reinstatement, back pay, full fringe benefits and seniority rights, and attorney’s fees

Penalties
N/A


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